American Association of Retired Persons which is now known by its acronym as AARP Inc. is an American organization for retired persons over 50 years of age to help them socially and economically with non-profit charity and insurance programs. It was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Washington D.C. AARP has seven different affiliate organizations which perform various functions like helping old age people socially and economically, collecting charity funds, providing free or cheap legal assistance to senior citizens in Washington D.C., mentoring elderly people to educate children, health insurance, etc. AARP foundation’s vision is to provide assistance to old age Americans who do not earn sufficient amount to support their families or have no alternative income source after their retirements so that they can become anchors for their families. The organization has over 37 million memberships, 1986 staff members and 17499 workers who work for the organization as volunteers.
About AARP – Medicare
Medicare is US national healthcare insurance program for old age American citizens. Although it is a public program administered by the federal government but its insurance facilities are also provided through many private insurance companies. AARP provides health facilities to its members through Medicare health insurance plans. US citizens or legal residents living in the United States for at least five years having age 65 or older and younger people with serious disabilities or End Stage Renal Disease are eligible to get health benefits through this program. Eligible people can enroll themselves for Medicare health insurance program by signing up for Medicare. However, people benefitting from Social Security get automatically enrolled in the program when they turn 65.
AARP – Medicare Account
To register an account on AARP – Medicare Plans website, you must be a member of AARP. To get AARP membership, you have to apply for membership on www.aarp.org. After completely filling the form and paying the membership fee, you will get membership card of AARP. To register an AARP – Medicare account, go to AARP – Medicare Plans website at member.aarpmedicareplans.com. Click ‘register now’ option which appears in a yellow highlight as soon as you open the website. You will be asked to enter your ‘Plan Member ID’ which is available on your AARP membership card and date of birth. After entering this information click ‘continue’. Afterward, you have to enter other personal information. After verifying your provided information, your account will be created successfully.
AARP Medicare Plans Login
After registering for an online account for AARP Medicare Plans, you then have to login to your account here www.myaarpmedicare.com to check your current health insurance plans, enroll for any Medicare plan or change your current enrollment. You will also be able to manage your personal health plans, hospital plans, AARP membership benefits, etc. To do this visit member.aarpmedicareplans.com and click ‘Sign in’ below register option. A page will appear where you have to enter your login credentials (Username and Password) in required boxes and click ‘Sign in’ button. You can recover your username or password by clicking on ‘Forgot your username or password’ option at the bottom of login menu.